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Free EP/Video: The Niceguys - The Green Room
Posted by Steve Juon at Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 8:00PM :: Email this article :: Print this article



From Audible Treats:

Free EP/Video: The Niceguys - The Green Room EP/EPK Video

The Niceguys Announce New Video, Give Fans A Chance To Catch Up On Prior Releases

The EP:

The Niceguys' EP, The Green Room, is evidence that the Houston-based group is truly a Supreme Team. Having met and formed while attending school at the University of Houston, The Niceguys bring together elements of the North and South to offer a versatile collection of sincere hip-hop with The Green Room EP - MC Yves Saint hails from Queens, New York, while DJ Candlestick, and producers Free and Christolph call various parts of Texas home.

For the Niceguys, the plan for putting together The Green Room EP was clear. "We just wanted to keep the formula simple," says Free about the seven-track EP. "Dope beats, dope rhymes and no nonsense." Presented by leading hip-hop outlets 2dopeboyz.com and Fatlace, the EP continues to garner the foursome acclaim and accolades. The song "Not At All" reveals the group's undeniable energy and ability to pair catchy hooks with rewind-worthy verses, while the EP's opening track, "Supreme Team", serves as a Niceguys anthem, showcasing both their musical and lyrical abilities with a mix of boom-bap, bouncing basslines, and growing instrumentation paired with Yves Saint's winding flows. After a colorful introduction that travels all over the place musically, it is hard not to keep listening to the rest of this EP.

The Niceguys have also given us an inside look on their straight forward, yet effective formula with an EPK, which also offers fans insight into the founding and history of the group. Says Yves Saint, "The EPK really just gives an in depth look into how The Niceguys started, to where we are now, and where were going." In leading up to The Green Room release, The Niceguys have also released six online shorts called The NiceShorts, giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at the group.

As The Niceguys continue to put the finishing touches on their Fall-scheduled debut LP, The Show, they're planning the release of a series of videos from The Green Room, the first being the official video for "Not At All," which fans can expect in the coming weeks.

Check out the mastered version of The Niceguys' new single, "Not At All": http://media.audibletreats.com/The_Niceguys-Not_At_All.mp3 .

Download The Green Room EP here: http://theniceguys.bandcamp.com/album/the-green-room-ep .

Watch The Niceguys EPK here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeK8JvKk5W4 .

The Background:

The Niceguys epitomize the law of dynamics. They stimulate development and progress, and they also thrive off their own original ideas. The Niceguys' MC, DJ, and Producers consist of four young men by the names of Yves (MC), Candlestick (DJ), Free (Producer), and Christolph (Producer), respectively. Experiencing The Niceguys' chemistry live on stage is when the audience can witness that there is more to the group than meets the ear. The guys' personality and talent, as well as the lyrical content of their music, combine to provide a feel-good atmosphere for whoever is around. Having released The Green Room EP for free download in late 2009, The Niceguys have been quickly garnering attention from writers, bloggers, and tastemakers alike. The Niceguys' debut LP, The Show, will be dropping in the fall of 2010 via The Pi Group.

Streams:

"Not At All": http://media.audibletreats.com/The_Niceguys-Not_At_All.mp3 .

Download The Green Room EP: http://theniceguys.bandcamp.com/album/the-green-room-ep .

The Niceguys EPK: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeK8JvKk5W4 .



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